16th edition
October 8-17, 2021


Two Hot Nights: Adults-Only Weekend at Animest
Erotica – The Night of Erotic Animation, the special selection of titillating films for 18+ audiences, is back in a new formula at Animest 16th ...
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47 short films from around the world are competing for the Animest 2021 Trophy
Rejoice! This fall, the magic of animated films returns to cinemas and spectators’ homes across the country. During October 8-17, you’ll b...
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Pitch, please! 2021
Drumul unui scurtmetraj de animație din faza de idee, și până la proiecția lui pe marele ecran, reprezintă o adevărată provocare pentru creatori...
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Call for volunteers for Animest.16
Once again, Animest is searching for volunteers! We need you, we need your time and your dedication. We offer fun times, access to all screenings o...
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SYAA Participants
The 12 selected participants are: Anna Florea Agata Tabacu Andra Berilă Alma Cazacu Andrada Iacobeț Ana-Maria Gărdescu Elena Gabriel...
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Animated Women
Cel mai amplu proiect expozițional dedicat  femeilor din industia de animație, ajunge în România Practica tradițională a autoportr...
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The call for entries for Animest 2021 ended on 1 July.
Our selection committee will be delighted to watch over 1850 animated films from all over the world.  We would like to thank everyone who sent...
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The 16th Edition of Animest Call for Entries
The 2021 edition of the biggest film festival in Bucharest, Romania, will be held between 8-17 October, and the deadline for submission is June 2...
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Animest 2020 awards
Animest Trophy  And Then the Bear – Agnès Patron (France 2019, 13’52) The Audience Award  He Can’t Live withou...
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The Programme and the Tickets for the First Online Edition of Animest Are Now Available
The tickets and festival passes for the 15th edition of Animest International Animation Film Festival are now available for purchase on the streaming ...
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Animest.15: Parallel Realities and Interesting Stories in an Ample Selection of Romanian Short Films
One of the main aims of Animest Festival is developing and promoting Romanian animated film. This year is special, because we celebrate 100 years of R...
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Minimest: Two Animated Weekends Dedicated to Children at Animest Romania 2020
The 15th edition of Animest International Animation Film Festival brings two weekends of films and workshops dedicated to its youngest audience. Minim...
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The Bears’ Famous Invasion of Sicily opens the 15th edition of Animest Romania
A charming adaptation of a classic Italian children’s book written by Dino Buzatti in 1945, The Bears’ Famous Invasion of Sicily directed ...
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Animest 2020 Competition: from big film festivals to the screens of animation lovers in Romania
The films in the competition of the 15th edition of Animest International Animation Film Festival will bring a rich collection of the newest animation...
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#ScreeningHistory - 100 years of Romanian Animation Celebrated by Animest no. 15
100 years ago, the first Romanian animated film was shown on the big screen, an important moment which Animest International Animation Film Festival i...
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Pitch, Please! Promote your animated short film project at Animest 2020!
The 15 th edition of Animest International Animation Film Festival (9-15 November 2020) invites directors and producers from Romania and Moldova to su...
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Animest is back on the big screen and in the homes of animation lovers all over Romania
Animest International Animation Film Festival is back on the big and small screen! Animest no. 15 will take place from 9 to 15 November, in a hybrid e...
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Around this time of the year, in normal circumstances, the Animest sheep would have been waiting for you at big festivals with the most awesome animat...
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15 years of Animest